The Public Information Office reports an arrest that occurred on Saturday, April 23, 2023, at 1:45pm in Elmont.
According to Detectives, a female victim, 53, was involved in a verbal argument with Defendant John Rogers, 27, of 135 Claridge Avenue. The Defendant escalated the verbal argument to damaging property inside the Elmont residence causing the victims to fear for their safety. At the time of this incident an eight-year-old male victim was also present. Subsequent to the investigation, Officers requested the Defendant to exit the residence but he refused. An Officer sustained injuries during the course of the arrest as the defendant was violent and combative while resisting arrest. The Officer was transported to a local area hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Defendant John Rogers is charged with Assault 2nd Degree, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, Attempted Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He will be arraigned on Monday, April 24, 2023, in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.